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Black communities in worst shape 'ever, ever, ever'

NBC News reported that the image that Trump presents of black communities "tends to hyperbolize the black experience in America and plays into stereotypes about the experience of African-Americans in the United States that does not match the reality"...

New Zealand bowlers dominate Day 1 of India's 500th Test

Ravindra Jadeja (16 batting) and Umesh Yadav (8 batting) will begin the proceedings on Friday. It was then the second wicket stand between Vijay and Cheteswar Pujara that guided India to safety at lunch with score reading 105 for one. New Zealand...

Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men

Polls show Clinton's lead over Trump has dwindled to the low single digits or even a tie, while some key groups, particularly the young voters who helped propel President Barack Obama to the White House, have gravitated towards third party candidates...

Oil prices up ahead of United States stockpiles data, Fed meeting

Nigeria's output reached 1.75 million barrels a day and will keep rising after government outreach and a cease-fire with militants allowed some production to restart, Minister of State for Petroleum Emmanuel Kachikwu said. Dollar if the Bank of Japan...

Obama: 'Israel can not permanently occupy Palestinian land'

A senior US official told reporters afterwards those concerns included the "corrosive effect" settlement activity during 50 years of occupation had had on prospects for negotiating peace based on two states, Israeli and Palestinian. Cotton pointed to...

Donald Trump Jr. compares Syrian refugees to Skittles

Speaking to the Deseret News and KSL editorial board, Trump Jr. said the picture he tweeted earlier this week was about his concern as a father of five about what could happen "if we're not vetting people and we're arbitrarily letting them into ...

PFW Matchup Breakdown: Arizona Cardinals vs. Buffalo Bills

The Bills were lifeless in a Week 1 loss to the Ravens, and the defense was nowhere to be found in last Thursday's loss to the Jets. The sample size for the offense is tiny this season , but clearly that hasn't stopped the Bills from forming opi...

Air raids, shelling across Syria after army declares truce over

Each side has accused the other of violating the truce, which appears to be in tatters a week after taking effect. "The meeting was a part of ongoing consultations between President Abbas and Secretary Kerry", said Majdi al-Khalidi, Abbas's diploma...

Nations can 'do more' to help refugees

He said "in too many places, we see leaders rewriting constitutions, manipulating elections and taking other desperate steps to cling to power". "If we were to turn refugees away simply due to their background, or religion, or for example because t...

Attorney: Man ignored officer's commands before shooting

They apparently tasered and surrounded Mr Crutcher before shooting him as he lay on the ground. Things quickly escalate as one officer shoots Crutcher and another deploys a stun gun. Crump's claims arrived a day after police released video that sho...

Dugdale distances Scottish Labour from Corbyn EU comments

Mr Corbyn and the band came on stage to a recording of Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain - presumably what they hope the Conservative Party (which traditionally uses the colour blue) will be doing. "Jeremy Corbyn says that he doesn't support a rule change...

No 2nd device found after pipe bomb blast

The bomb contained two to three pipe bomb devices wired together , Della Fave told ABC News , but only one went off. Authorities immediately evacuated the boardwalk and beach area and it's not clear when it will reopen. Some stopped to take picture...

USA regulators recall smartphones

Baxter's apology came just hours after the Note 7 recall was made official in the U.S.by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which urges existing Note 7 owners to turn off their device and return it to Samsung to be replaced. According to a Thurs...

US plans to shift military assets to Syria in Russia deal

America's Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov reached a deal last week that included allowing the delivery of humanitarian aid to starving civilian areas such as Aleppo . However, a UN Security Council meeting s...

Abu Sayyaf releases Norwegian captive in Sulu

Officials in Manila said Kjartan Sekkingstad was released Saturday and would soon be handed over to authorities. Sekkingstad was among a group seized from aboard yachts at a tourist resort on Samal island, about 500 kilometres west of Sulu.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi calls for investment after Obama pledges sanctions relief

Obama is the first USA president to have ever have traveled to her nation, and is regularly encouraging Americans to visit. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi called on Wednesday for the lifting of economic sanctions against her country, and President Ba...

Obama raises refugee goal to 110000, infuriating GOP

Secretary of State John Kerry informed members of Congress about the proposed increase Tuesday, according to a senior administration official who was not authorized to discuss the change publicly. Double U.S. resettlement numbers, with at least 40 ...

Democratic presidential candidate Clinton's overall health good -doctor

Hillary Clinton's doctor has released a letter detailing the US Democratic presidential candidate's health, saying she is recovering well from pneumonia and is fit to lead the country. "I think it's a great tactic that's misapplied" with Trump, ...

Two Indians captive in Libya since July 2015 rescued, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Most of Sirte fell to the Islamic State in May and the university, where the four were working, is located in the IS stronghold. The minister, Sushma Swaraj wrote on Twitter , underlining her stand against commercial surrogacy and defended India's r...

South Africa bans USA pastor over anti-gay views

Anderson's Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Ariz., calls itself "an old-fashioned, independent, fundamental, King James Bible only, soul-winning Baptist church", according to its website. Homophobic American pastor Steven Anderson. On Anderso...

Georgia Football survives scare from Nicholls State

Although he scored Georgia's only touchdown in the first half, he ran for just 17 yards on nine carries. But that wasn't the case as Nicholls held the Bulldogs (2-0) to just 373 total yards and 5-of-13 on third-conversions, outscoring Georgia 24-...

Giant Pandas are Off the Endangered Species List

Finally some good news in the animal kingdom - the giant panda has been removed from the endangered species act after significant population growth over the last decade. The species has just had its status changed from "endangered" to "critically e...

Abbas was KGB Agent in Syria in 1980s, Archive Reveals

In a video message posted on Netanyahu's FB account, the PM that he has " always been perplexed by the notion " that the " Jewish community in Judea and Samaria [the Israeli name for the West Bank] is an obstacle for peace ". The Netanyahu governme...

Duterte says 'not a fan' of US, plots own course

Duterte arrived from Jakarta , Indonesia, where he met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo after he attended his first global conference at the 28 and the 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nation Summits in Vientiane, Laos. Duterte has been wide...

Barack Obama: Americans will reject Trump's 'wacky ideas''

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands as they participate in a bilateral meeting in Vientiane, Laos , Thursday, Sept. "More people will be killed, plenty will be killed until the last pusher is out...

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Team Israel suffers first loss in World Baseball Classic

Israel is now 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament and 4-1 overall. Gregorius got his final RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth. He has been used at DH fo...

Turkey-Netherlands row shows no sign of ebbing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the decision, saying the ban was reminiscent of Nazism and pledged to retaliate. "I understand they are angry, but this is of...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to host his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at his Florida Mar-a-Lago resort next month. However, a senior administration officia...

BJP scores massive victory in Uttar Pradesh; leaders thank PM Modi

It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign. Many in the party feel the leadership is in a flux amid continued uncertainty o...

Akhilesh Yadav submits his resignation to UP Governor Ram Naik

While most Samajwadi Party leaders were having a bad day in the office, there was one man who stood tall. After months of power-struggle on January 1 with help of his uncle Prof Ra...

Another legal challenge to revised Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order halting Trump's initial travel ban order after Washington state and Minnesota sued. The reason for his hesitatio...

Donald Tusk re-elected as European Council head

Donald Tusk has done a good job. The 27 remaining European Union states are now preparing a joint declaration to mark later this month the 60th anniversary of a founding trea...

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general , the National Law Journal reports. Francisco is but one of many Jones Day partners to make his way in...

Turkey, Russia, and U.S. draw chart to oust IS out of Syria

Therefore, the US-led coalition stationed forces in Manbij to send a message to all forces to keep their focus on ISIS. Photos of McGurk's visit to Kobani surfaced on social media ...

Poachers Killed A Rhino At A Paris Zoo And Stole Its Horn

But the poachers appear to have been disturbed as his second - partially sawn - horn was left behind. Poachers broke into a French zoo and murdered a beloved white rhinoceros, ch...

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Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Gayatri Prajapati rape case: Woman's lawyer says witnesses being threatened

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Akhilesh Yadav asking why the chief minister has retained rape-accused minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet. Raids have been con...

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said today he would speak with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by telephone amid a row over rallies cancelled in Germany ahead of a vote ne...

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Headstones found toppled at another Jewish cemetery

Hikind said he has spoken with the New York Police Department on scene, but officials with the cemetery said that there was no vandalism, and that perhaps the damage was caused by ...

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

Oil Price Climbs As OPEC Members Stick To Production Cut

However, government efforts to appease the militants seem to be working, and earlier this week, an official from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said that the country...

Trump to host Germany's Merkel at the White House

For her part, Merkel announced that the German contribution to the economic development of Tunisia will be increased by 15.8 million USA dollars. Germany is interested in creati...